Vice Prez Jagdeep Dhankhar hoists National Flag at New Parliament Building
The Government has convened an all-party meeting this evening, on the eve of the special session of Parliament. A five-day-long Special Parliament Session will be held from on Monday.
Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday hoisted the National Flag at the New Parliament Building. The flag was hoisted at the top of Gaja Dwar of the New Parliament Building.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also graced the occasion besides other dignitaries including Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh, Ministers of State of Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghawal and V Muraleedharan and Leaders of Political Parties in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha.
On the first day of the special session, a discussion on the Parliamentary Journey of 75 years starting from Samvidhan Sabha – Achievements, Experiences, Memories, and Learnings will be held in Lok Sabha. Government has listed Bill on the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner, and other election commissioners in the upcoming Parliament Session.
Apart from this, The Advocates (Amendment) Bill, The Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill, and The Post Office Bill are scheduled to be taken up for discussion during the session.
The Advocates (Amendment) Bill, and The Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill have been passed by Rajya Sabha and are pending in Lok Sabha. The Post Office Bill and The Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners (Appointment, Condition of Service, and Term of Office) Bill have already been introduced in Rajya Sabha.